Chile fact of the day

 …the average eighth grader in Ghana has a test score that would place her in the bottom 0.2 percent of US students. Even in considerably richer developing countries, the learning gap is large: the average Chilean student would be in the bottom 6.4 percent of US students, based on TIMSS scores.

That is from the Center for Global Development, via Charles Kenny, via Reihan, there is more here.  By the way, here is the teacher response to recent educational reforms in Mexico.


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